Category Community events

July 2019 newsletter

Our July special feature details research into the failure of building construction quality controls; plus lots of news on planning and developments, traffic and transport issues, compost, trees, and events celebrating culture, history and even a footy song for Naidoc week. Scroll down for more, or read it here for much nicer formatting. Sign up […]

April 2019 Newsletter

Our April Newsletter includes a special feature on Moreland’s 10-year transport strategy, reflections on developer greenwash, more bad planning decisions, and our usual round-up of community and cultural events. We recommend you read it online here for better formatting – or scroll down for a clunky cut-and-paste from Mailchimp. Sign up to get our newsletter (usually […]

December 2018 newsletter

Here’s our December e-news – apologies for delay in posting here (it was emailed a couple of weeks ago) but the items are all still current and will provide some holiday reading! View with more elegant formatting here: https://mailchi.mp/51498342a4af/n9gxzd9ukz-2851173   Feature: East Brunswick Village     View this email in your browser       […]

August 2018 News

Go to fully formatted version with pictures, links and jokes. Apologies for our delay in posting newsletter here ** Mirabella, major projects, & VCAT rulings ———————————————————— If you’ve driven north along Lygon Street, Brunswick, you can’t miss the Mirabella showroom just before Glenlyon Road, full of chandeliers, bold and brassy beds and furniture. Now Mirabella […]

May 2017 Newsletter

Read our newsletter online, looking nice, with pictures: http://mailchi.mp/8d185509129a/n9gxzd9ukz This month’s e-news includes: Tree strategy– comment now; Methven Park battle; Feature on consultation; planning rules slashed and fast-tracked; transport updates . . . ** More trees for Brunswick? Have your say! ———————————————————— Moreland Council’s Draft Urban Forest Strategy shows that our trees are vanishing, as […]

March 2017 newsletter

Read this newsletter nicely formatted, with pictures, here: http://eepurl.com/cFyMHv This month’s e-news includes: Meet our Councillors on Tuesday; what planning changes mean for Brunswick; and much more ———————————————————— ** Tuesday: Meet our Councillors ———————————————————— Brunswick Residents Network invites you to an open community meeting with our three Moreland south ward councillors, Samantha Ratnam, Mark Riley […]

Notes from East Brunswick Village consultation

March update: See Councillor Ratnam and Riley’sreport-back including Council response. Over 80 people crowded into the Brunswick Town Hall foyer on Tuesday, to discuss changes to the plans for the massive East Brunswick Village project, in a public consultation called by Moreland South Ward Councillors. (Councillors had booked a smaller room, expecting, they said, 15-20 […]

February 2017 Newsletter

Read the fully formatted version here: http://eepurl.com/cBANiL . East Brunwick Village Public Consultation Tuesday; uncertain future for the historic Sarah Sands; tall buildings, cultural events and more. ** Public consultation: East Brunswick Village ———————————————————— WHEN 7.30pm, Tuesday 14 February WHERE Brunswick Town Hall, Room E. Local south ward councillors, Samantha Ratnam, Mark Riley and Lambros […]

January 2017 Newsletter

Read fully formatted version here: http://eepurl.com/cy_QR5 This month’s e-news includes: Open Space initiatives, 1-bedroom push by developers, apartment standards, and more. . . ** Open space and parkland ———————————————————— For some time, Brunswick Residents Network (BRN) has been calling for greater investment in open space and parkland in the South Ward of Moreland municipality. In […]

August 2016 Newsletter

Click here for pretty version with more pictures and working links: http://eepurl.com/caKOnn This month’s e-news includes: Tuesday meeting on traffic and transport; Minister stuffs around Brunswick; looking after trees; lots of events. ** North, South, East, West: transport and traffic across Brunswick ———————————————————— Community meeting this Tuesday, 9 August. With a growing population, we need […]